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Best of 2014: Vidal on the road to recovery

24/11/14 - Just ahead of Cape Town’s debut on the World Triathlon Series calendar this year, the triathlon community learned that one of its most heralded athletes, Laurent Vidal, was life flighted to a hospital... |

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The Social Story at #WTSCapeTown

The Social Story at #WTSCapeTown

28/04/14 - New race, new continent, but the stars at the top of the podium stayed the same in Cape Town. Wins to Jodie Stimpson and Javier Gomez see them hold onto the No.1 spot in the Threadneedle rankings, and... |

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World Cup roars back to action in Mooloolaba

World Cup roars back to action in Mooloolaba

14/03/14 - The 2014 ITU triathlon World Cup season officially gets underway this weekend in Mooloolaba, Australia. In the build-up to the World Triathlon Series start in Auckland, this Saturday’s sprint races will... |

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What the pros have to say on 2014 season opener

What the pros have to say on 2014 season opener

14/03/14 - With just one sleep until the season opener, Emma Moffatt (AUS), Aaron Royle (AUS), Laurent Vidal (FRA), Gwen Jorgensen (USA), Mario Mola (ESP) and Ashleigh Gentle (AUS) chat about the 2014 Mooloolaba ITU... |

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Fast Five with France’s Laurent Vidal

Fast Five with France’s Laurent Vidal

11/04/13 - Laurent Vidal is one of the steadiest men on the ITU circuit. He consistently breaks into the top 10 at World Triathlon Series events and recorded his first World Cup win last year in Mooloolaba, as well... |

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Auckland Pre Race Press Conference

Auckland Pre Race Press Conference

05/04/13 - We begin the 2013 series the way we finished, in Auckland, New Zealand. A panel of athletes that included last year’s winners of the Grand Final, Germany’s Anne Haug and Spain’s Javier Gomez. New... |

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The inside info on Auckland

The inside info on Auckland

28/03/13 - The 2013 World Triathlon Series get underway in Auckland in just a week. But the first course will be no walk in the park. With several hills on each bike lap and waves to contend with in the harbour,... |

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Mooloolaba Pre-Race Press Conference Highlights

Mooloolaba Pre-Race Press Conference Highlights

15/03/13 - Six athletes sat on the athlete panel to preview their form and expectations leading into the SUBARU Mooloolaba ITU Triathlon World Cup on Australia’s Sunshine Coast. Laurent Vidal(FRA) Previewing the... |

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2013 World Cup season kicks off in Mooloolaba

2013 World Cup season kicks off in Mooloolaba

13/03/13 - The 2013 ITU World Cup season will get underway in the familiar city of Mooloolaba this weekend. In its seventh year as the series opener and its 11th appearance on the ITU calendar, Mooloolaba’s... |

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Joao Silva successfully defends Yokohama title

Joao Silva successfully defends Yokohama title

29/09/12 - Portugal’s Joao Silva sizzled under the Yokoham sun today, besting Spain’s Javier Gomez on the final lap of the run to take his second consecutive ITU World Triathlon Yokohama win. Russia’s Dmitry... |

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Verzbicas announces his arrival at Banyoles World Cup

Verzbicas announces his arrival at Banyoles World Cup

17/06/12 - While the temperatures certainly heated up at the men’s race of the 2012 Banyoles ITU Triathlon World Cup, the competition didn’t get steamy until the final discipline. The race was a game of wait and... |

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Banyoles ITU World Cup Press Conference highlights

Banyoles ITU World Cup Press Conference highlights

15/06/12 - With the London Olympic fields taking shape, ITU World Cup racing continues with the fourth stop on the circuit in Banyoles, Spain. Andrea Hewitt (NZL) and Laurent Vidal (FRA), who will head to London in... |

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France selects team for London 2012 Olympics

France selects team for London 2012 Olympics

14/06/12 - The French Triathlon Federation has announced the selection of the six triathletes to represent France at the London 2012 Olympic Game. The three women’s places are awarded to Jessica Harrison, Carole... |

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ITU World Cup arrives in Banyoles for the first time

ITU World Cup arrives in Banyoles for the first time

12/06/12 - Erin Densham (AUS), Andrea Hewitt (NZL), Dmitry Polyanskiy (RUS) and Laurent Vidal (FRA) headline the 2012 Banyoles ITU Triathlon World Cup this weekend. With the finalisation of Olympic teams, the last... |

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2012 ITU World Triathlon Series travels to Madrid

2012 ITU World Triathlon Series travels to Madrid

22/05/12 - This year marks the 10th anniversary of an ITU race in Madrid, from its start as a European Cup, then World Cup, and then the ITU World Triathlon Series since its start in 2009. This year it’s also... |

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Germany’s Steffen Justus claims debut ITU World Triathlon Series title in Sydney

Germany’s Steffen Justus claims debut ITU World Triathlon Series title in Sydney

14/04/12 - Germany’s Steffen Justus broke through for the biggest win of his ITU career, in an elite men’s ITU World Triathlon Series race that had twists and turns at every corner in Sydney on Saturday. After... |

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Podium wide open as ITU World Triathlon Series gets underway in Sydney

Podium wide open as ITU World Triathlon Series gets underway in Sydney

09/04/12 - With the impressive backdrop of the Sydney Opera House, Harbour Bridge and city skyline, Australia’s largest city has provided a spectacular start to the ITU World Triathlon Series for the past two... |

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Laurent Vidal sprints to first ITU World Cup win in Mooloolaba

Laurent Vidal sprints to first ITU World Cup win in Mooloolaba

24/03/12 - Frenchman Laurent Vidal claimed his first ITU World Cup win with an electrifying sprint in Mooloolaba, just pipping reigning champion Brad Kahlefeldt and another Frenchman, David Hauss, on the line in the... |

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Mooloolaba pre-race Press Conference Highlights

Mooloolaba pre-race Press Conference Highlights

23/03/12 - Three-time Mooloolaba champion Brad Kahlefeldt (AUS), two-time ITU World Champion Emma Moffatt (AUS), the No.1 Elite Women’s seed Andrea Hewitt (NZL) and her partner, and No.2 Elite Men’s seed, Laurent... |

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Emma Moffatt and Laurent Vidal come out on top in Geelong

Emma Moffatt and Laurent Vidal come out on top in Geelong

12/02/12 - Emma Moffatt and Laurent Vidal lived up to their headliner status in Geelong on Sunday, with the top-two ranked athletes in the field taking the titles at the 2012 Geelong ITU Sprint Triathlon Premium... |

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Marquee names set for Geelong Sprint Oceania Cup this weekend

Marquee names set for Geelong Sprint Oceania Cup this weekend

10/02/12 - An impressive line-up that includes a host of past Olympians, World Series and World Cup winners will be seen at the 2012 Geelong ITU Sprint Triathlon Premium Oceania Cup in what will be a season opener... |

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Auckland World Cup Press Conference Highlights

Auckland World Cup Press Conference Highlights

18/11/11 - After tackling bike familiarisation on Friday morning, plenty of talk at the pre-race press conference centered around just how tough the 2011 Auckland ITU World Cup bike course will be this Sunday. New... |

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French form continues in Morocco at the Agadir African Cup

French form continues in Morocco at the Agadir African Cup

15/11/11 - The French team finished their season on a high by almost producing a clean podium sweep in the 2011 Agadir ITU Triathlon African Cup this week. After winning three out of the last four World Cup titles,... |

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2011 ITU World Cup series to finish on a high in Auckland

2011 ITU World Cup series to finish on a high in Auckland

14/11/11 - The 2011 ITU World Cup series wraps up this weekend, with a return to one of the strongest triathlon nations in the world. From the first ITU World Champion, Erin Baker, to Hamish Carter, Samantha... |

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Athletes join together to support WADA’s Say No! To Doping campaign

Athletes join together to support WADA’s Say No! To Doping campaign

10/08/11 - The biggest stars of ITU Triathlon have a message and now they are ready to share it, after the official launch of WADA’s Say NO! To Doping campaign video in London. A year out from the London 2012... |

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Twitter update from ITU Stars

Twitter update from ITU Stars

26/02/11 - In our weekly check-up on ITU’s athletes in cyberspace this week, we find out what news has been dominating the athletes’ Twitter conversation. Huge outpourings of sympathy for the victims of the... |

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Team Profile: France

Team Profile: France

21/05/10 - Triathlon has a long history in France. ITU was founded in Avignon, France in 1989. Avignon hosted the first ITU World Championship that same year. San Diego is credited with hosting the first modern... |

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Vidal, Hewitt Win in Wellington

Vidal, Hewitt Win in Wellington

13/03/10 - Andrea Hewitt and Laurent Vidal are partners in life and shared the titles in Wellington today at the final round of the Contact Tri Series with national standard distance and ITU Oceania honours on the... |

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Ranked 5 - Laurent Vidal, FRA

Ranked 5 - Laurent Vidal, FRA

02/09/09 - Laurent Vidal is one of the breakthroughs of 2009, the Frenchman proving that his third place at the Huatulco World Cup in Mexico towards the end of 2008 was no fluke by contesting six of the seven rounds... |

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Frodeno Gets First Win in Japan

Frodeno Gets First Win in Japan

23/08/09 - Reigning Olympic Champion, Jan Frodeno of Germany, finally claimed his first major win outside of the Olympic Games today at the Yokohama Dextro Energy Triathlon ITU World Championship Series event in a... |

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Brownlee Unstoppable in London

Brownlee Unstoppable in London

15/08/09 - The unstoppable Alistair Brownlee again showed he is the real deal taking his fourth Dextro Energy Triathlon ITU World Championship Series win in four starts in front of an elated home crowd in London,... |

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Hat Trick for Brownlee in Austria

Hat Trick for Brownlee in Austria

11/07/09 - Great Britains Alistair Brownlee made it three out of three with victory at the Kitzbhel Dextro Energy Triathlon ITU World Championship Series in Austria. The 21 year old remains unbeaten in the series... |

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Athletes Warm Up Across Europe

Athletes Warm Up Across Europe

25/05/09 - At the opening Fédération Française de Triathlon Grand Prix (French Triathlon Federation Grand Prix) race in Dunkerque, Laurent Vidal from France and Will Clarke from Britain, crossed the line together... |

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In Profile: Laurent Vidal, FRA

In Profile: Laurent Vidal, FRA

23/04/09 - Vidal Laurent started the 2008 season with a virus, but after fifth place finishes at Richards Bay (South Africa) and Kitzbühel (Austria), and eighth in Madrid (Spain), he took his first World Cup podium... |

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Atkinson Wins on Home Soil

Atkinson Wins on Home Soil

29/03/09 - Australia’s Courtney Atkinson won his home race at Mooloolaba on the Sunshine Coast in a time of 1:52:05 to kick start his 2009 season. Kris Gemmell from New Zealand ran strongly for second to prevent... |

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Gemmell grabs gold in Mexico

Gemmell grabs gold in Mexico

26/10/08 - Kris Gemmell of New Zealand makes it a sweep of the gold medals at the Huatulco BG Triathlon World Cup today, the final world cup of the 2008 season.  Gemmells time of 2 hours 3 minutes and 23 seconds... |

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Fleureton thrills on home soil

Fleureton thrills on home soil

27/09/08 - Thrilling the French crowds with a victory on home soil, France’s Cedric Fleureton took home the gold in today’s Lorient BG Triathlon World Cup.  Fleureton’s winning time of 1 hour 49 minutes 53... |

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Rana’s comeback in Kitzbühel

Rana’s comeback in Kitzbühel

20/07/08 - Ivan Rana proved hes still a force on the world cup stage as he impressively won todays Kitzbhel BG Triathlon World Cup, the last major tune-up for the athletes before The Beijing Olympics.  Rana has... |

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Unger wins first World Cup title

Unger wins first World Cup title

04/05/08 - Its not often an athlete wins a world championship before a world cup but thats exactly what German Daniel Unger has done.  After a stunning performance in Hamburg last year to be crowned world champion,... |

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Gomez grabs first European title

Gomez grabs first European title

30/06/07 - World number one Javier Gomez won his first European Championship today in Copenhagen, Denmark.  He becomes the second Spaniard to win this event and the first since teammate Ivan Rana won back-to-back... |

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